Jump to navigation

South Africa

Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe

Date of Birth: 19/07/1949
Place of Birth: Alexandra township, Johannesburg


Displaying 61-70 out of 142 results.

Election results keep Zuma in contention

Zuma’s main rivals – Tokyo Sexwale, Human Settlements Minister; Kgalema Motlanthe, the Deputy President; and Mathews Phosa, the ANC treasurer – annoyed his allies with their apparently lukewarm attitude during the campaign...


Local elections threaten the ANC's national grip

’ Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is also well known to have presidential ambitions and in a climate where Zuma is seen to be struggling, friends have advised him to stake his claim for the presidency more aggressively and to work harder to secure the election of friendly mayors and councillors...


Towns at risk for the ANC

The ANC’s Kgalema Motlanthe, the national Deputy President, seems to have given up hope of victory but Ehrenreich has working class appeal and may give De Lille a run for her money...


Zuma’s presidential primary

The ANC National Executive unceremoniously removed him, making way for Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to take the top job on an interim basis in 2008...


Clubbing Beijing

The debate is sharpening about what route South Africa’s development should take: the Chinese-style, high-growth, low-democracy model favoured by ANC leaders from the Marxist-Leninist, guerrilla and exile traditions, or the Indian and Brazilian model of development and democracy moving together, favoured by ANC Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and most trade union leaders...


Zumanomics sound better

Dissenters proposed ANC Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe as a contender, with Housing Minister Tokyo Sexwale and former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) President Fikile Mbalula as power-brokers...


Dalai Lama dumped again

While the Dalai Lama awaited a visa to attend Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s 80th birthday party on 7th October, South African Vice-President Kgalema Motlanthe and Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping were in Beijing, signing a US$2...


Nkosinathi Mthethwa

Mthethwa was Minister of Safety and Security during Kgalema Motlanthe’s spell in the presidency (September 2008-May 2009)...


Party unity trumps national reforms

In Gauteng Province, the economic powerhouse that includes Johannesburg and its spreading townships, a faction in the provincial party had been plotting to replace Zuma with his deputy, Kgalema Motlanthe, at the 2012 party conference...


Displaying 61-70 out of 142 results.